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Compassion Counts Features Calvin Jackson

Senior Calvin Jackson

January 30, 2018

Written by Abbigale Pitarra| Image via Charter for Compassion Compassion Counts: Weathering the Adolescent Storm in a Pressure Filled World is Wednesday, January 31st at Old Saybook High School from 6- 8:30pm. Light refreshments will be served from 6- 6:30. Junior Calvin Jackson will be one of six Shor...

Underclassmen Stepping Up to Varsity

Underclassmen Stepping Up to Varsity

January 19, 2018

Written by Rachel Gelven | Photos via Alyse Olcott and Maura Kelly | Usually, a JV team consists of underclassmen, and a varsity team consists of upperclassmen. However, there are certain students that are exceptions to this "rule," with a few teams having some or even a quarter of their varsity team...

Ever Wondered: How Anxiety Affects the Brain?

Ever Wondered: How Anxiety Affects the Brain?

January 19, 2018

By Taylor DiFilippo | Everyone has felt the effects of nervousness at some point in their life. The butterflies, the sweat, the heavy breathing. But have you ever wondered why we feel those symptoms of anxiety, and what goes on in our brains to create them in the first place? Anxiety in the brain a...

Ever Wondered: Why some Flowers Bloom at Night?

Ever Wondered: Why some Flowers Bloom at Night?

January 2, 2018

Taylor DiFilippo | Summer is known for its fields of wildflowers and flowering trees. All colors of pedals spread toward the sky. We have taken for granted that flowers bloom during the day, just like how summer is warm and grass grows. However, there are some flowers that defy the norm and do not ...

Word War 2: Sequelitis

Word War 2: Sequelitis

January 2, 2018

By Marc Catalano Featured Image via roomrecess.com On October 26, 2017, I published an article named "Word War", which focused on words in the English language that have taken on different definitions over time. As Hollywood does with any semi-popular film, 2 months later I knew it was time for a sequel. ...

Experiences in the Workplace Are Coming to Morgan

job shadow

December 22, 2017

Written by Rachel Gelven | Photos via Morgan PawPrint staff | The job shadowing program at Morgan may seem boring to underclassmen, but it actually provides a lot of opportunities for students to figure out what they want to do. The program occurs through the school with the guidance department spear-heading...

Fox 61 Student News Live

Fox 61 Student News Live

December 13, 2017

Witten by Abbigale Pitarra| Photos by Olivia McCray and Sydney Church| On Friday, December 1, 2017, Journalism Teacher Leslie Chausse went with her class to Hartford at The Fox News Studio. Sophomore Jillian Crowley and Senior Abbigale Pitarra made a video to submit to Fox 61 Student News. After submitting the video, Mrs. Chausse got an email from Chief Editor of Fox61 Daniel Put...

Ever Wondered: Why we Need Covers to Sleep?

Picture via: https://www.rd.com/health/wellness/why-we-sleep-under-blankets/

December 12, 2017

Taylor DiFilippo | Images via Atlas Obsura: Why Do We Sleep Under Blankets? Have you ever wondered why people need blankets to sleep? Even on hot summer nights when a fan or AC can’t make a dent in the heat, we still risk discomfort to remain in contact with a blanket. Why? There are two answers, one be...

College Life with Matt Capece

College Life with Matt Capece

December 6, 2017

Written by Marie Kane | Photos by Matt Capece Matt Capece graduated with Morgan's Class of 2017 this year. Now, he attends UConn Avery Point. He is at this college because he applied for the wrong major by accident. He plans on teaching high school Spanish after college. Matt likes the school but not...

The Morgan Artist go to Chips Pub 3

The Morgan Artist go to Chips Pub 3

November 29, 2017

Written by Abbigale Pitarra| Owner of Chips Pub 3 Steven Sinni asked if the Morgan art department could arrange for students to use their talents to draw a mural (corresponding to the season)  on the chalkboard above the bar at the restaurant in Clinton. Art teacher Justin Sylvia claimed, "Chip's had...

Morgan NHS Inducts 26 Hardworking Students

Morgan NHS Inducts 26 Hardworking Students

November 15, 2017

Written by Sydney Fratamico and Jillian Crowley| Photos by Sydney Fratamico and Jillian Crowley| The National Honor Society is an organization that recognizes extraordinary high school students across the United States. It commends students that demonstrate excellence in areas of scholarship, servic...

The Board of Education Comes To The Election

The Board of Education Comes To The Election

November 6, 2017

Written by Rachel Gelven | Photos by Rachel Gelven and the National MS Society | Disclaimer: The candidates included responded in time for this article to be published before the election. Also, I am the daughter of Democratic Candidate Erica Gelven. On Tuesday, November 7th, The Town of Clinton will...

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